Tag Archives: Georgia

Stacey Abrams: State of the Union Address

Honored tonight to be wearing a token of white along with @HouseDemWomen and in support of women’s representation, rights and freedoms #AbramsAddress pic.twitter.com/wfIOOkZO4v — Stacey Abrams (@staceyabrams) February 6, 2019 Georgia Congress Woman Stacey Abrams made history last night (FEBRUARY … Continue reading

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GOP Senator David Perdue rips student’s phone for asking about @BrianKempGA racist voter registration scheme

U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) ripped a phone out of a constituent’s hand late Saturday morning as the constituent was recording their encounter. The Republican senator was being asked a question about Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp‘s widely-reported attempts … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone! Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel will face off, following a race that had 18 candidates. Ossoff faces an uphill battle in the district that has voted reliably Republican for years. Runoff in June.

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Monday Open Thread | Black Child Prodigies Week | Andrew Koonce

Today’s featured prodigy is Andrew Koonce. Andrew Koonce, 15, is a talented African-American violinist from Atlanta. His list of awards and titles are impressive. As an eighth grader, he ranked first place at the Heritage Music Festival in Florida, winning … Continue reading

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Videos |Antoinette Tuff, UNARMED Heroic Measures Saved Lives & Stops Shooter Michael Brandon Hill

UPDATE: President Obama calls Antoinette Tuff and thanks her for her heroic efforts. Antoinette Tuff, Bookeeper, holds off  school shooter Michael Brandon Hill from mass killings at Georgia school. Ms. Tuff is a true AMERICAN HERO, who saved the lives of … Continue reading

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Videos | President Obama Delivers Commencement Address at Morehouse College

Meet Betesegaw Tadele, Valedictorian for class of 2013 and other Morehouse alumni and faculty. We’ll post full video of the commencement ceremony when available. Transcript of President Obama’s address here.

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GOTV! Voter Suppression Being Made Law in 2012 | What Are You Doing To Get Out The Vote?

Starting out with a video highlighting the GOP’S PRIMARY GOAL from day one. Paul Weyrich, ALEC FOUNDER WI Senator Lena Taylor’s TRUTH-TELLING. Please take a look at this interactive map.  It gives details of the current status of voter laws … Continue reading

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